Columbus Day lessons

Alan Haskvitz

http://www.reacheverychild.com

A great lesson can be planned around Columbus Day including those with georgraphy, culture, history, religion, and art manifestations. The pro and con of celebrating such a day is also a great way to get students to think and introduce current events into the history framework.

All type of holiday links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/pumpkins.html

Simple arts and crafts type lessons by age group.

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Columbus_Day/

Basic lessons plans

http://holidays.mrdonn.org/columbusday.html

Columbus Day Links

http://www.annieshomepage.com/columbusday.html

Against Columbus Day site

http://www.transformcolumbusday.com/

A short article on the shortcomings of Columbus

Would make a good piece for advanced students or a debate.

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/Taino/docs/columbus.html

Puzzzles, printables and more

http://www.theholidayzone.com/columbus/

Should we celebrate Columbus Day

http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/99-1/lesson0012.shtml

Nice collection of sites for elementary students
http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/chriscolumbus/default.htm

Large Link Stie
http://www.vickiblackwell.com/columbus.html